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Jun 20, 2003
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Hackers Mirror BestBuy website

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Doug Kneeland of just sent this note in:

"On Wed some hackers put up a mirrored version of the BestBuy website and then sent out a bunch of spam pretending to be the BestBuy customer service department. The email said that some purchases were recently made using your card but that BestBuy thinks the purchaser is not the cardholder. There is a link to click on to confirm that you did not, in fact, make those purchases. When you went to the form, it asked for your credit card and address to confirm. When I got the email I called BestBuy to tell them what was going on and they said they had received thousands of phone calls in the previous hour about it. "
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